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MPR Weekly Dose Podcast Episode 27

This week on the Pod the latest on COVID-19, including the virus in relation to NSAID use, the pandemics knock on effect on drug shortages, a safety alert for fecal microbiota transplants. And also potential flaws found in EpiPens and their authorized generics.

FDA Approves OTC Combination of Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen

The FDA has approved Advil Dual Action with Acetaminophen (GlaxoSmithKline), the first over-the-counter (OTC) fixed-dose combination therapy containing ibuprofen and acetaminophen for the temporary relief of minor aches and pains due to headache, backache, muscular aches, toothache, menstrual cramps, and minor pain of arthritis. Each caplet contains 125mg of Ibuprofen, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)…